Harry Crumb is a bumbling and inept private investigator who is hired to solve the kidnapping of a young heiress which he's not expected to solve because his employer is the mastermind behind the kidnapping.
Jealous, harried air traffic controller Max Fiedler, recently dumped by his girlfriend, comes into contact with nuclear waste and is granted the power of telekinesis, which he uses not only to win her back, but to gain a little revenge.
A financier agrees to take an ex to her business meeting. On the way, they run a stop sign in a small town in the middle of nowhere, and are arrested. But all is not as it seems: the courthouse and the "prison" are a maze of zany booby- traps and deadly contraptions. The antics of the captured couple as they try to escape from the mad judge and his bizarre family make up the rest of this unusual film.Written by
Dan Aykroyd's brother not only wrote the story, but appears as Mike the Doorman. See more »
Throughout the story, the speed limit in the Village is referenced as 50 mph. Chief Constable Dennis's set the radar gun to alarm when a driver exceeds 50 mph. When Artie speeds into the village, he passes a 55 mph sign. See more »
[as they leave a car and go into a building to a party]
20 minutes, hello, good-bye.
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The funny thing about this movie is that it's stacked. John Candy, Chevy Chase, Dan Akroyd, and Demi Moore. The quality of this film is below average;although, this film is more for entertainment. It's not a Academy Award film, but more of a Saturday Night film you get at blockbuster for a couple of cheap laughs. I believe in giving credit where credit is due, this film is much deeper than meets the eye.This is a film where you don't need to be a film critic, you just sit back and enjoy it. The entertainment value is higher than the quality as you see in most movies, such as Vegas Vacation, UHF, Baby Genisus, and Jigle all the Way. I gave this movie a 6/10 for every memorable scene.
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